Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Imagine Gala 2020?

The 4th Annual Imagine Gala was held on Saturday, May 16, 2020.


Where was the Gala held and how do I find directions?

The Imagine Gala is held at the WMed's W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus, located at 300 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Get Directions 


Where can I stay downtown for the Gala?

The Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites and the Delta Hotels Marriott in Kalamazoo are great options to make the evening even more special.


How can I become a Gala sponsor?

Sponsorships are contributions towards financial support to WMed's Pipeline Programs. Sponsorship packages range in price from $5,000 to $50,000. All sponsorship include opportunities for recognition and tables at the gala. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact Al Shifflett at 269.337.4483 or 


How can I make reservations? How much does attending the event cost?

The all-inclusive price for reservations to the event is $500 per person. No requests, appeals or auctions will occur during the evening. A portion of your cost is tax-deductible. Reservations are limited to 400 guests  If you have any questions, please call 269.337.4370. 


Are reservations tax-deductible?

Tickets are tax-deductible, as each reservation is considered a donation to WMed. 


How do I contact someone at WMed about the Gala?

For sponsorship, reservations, or volunteer opportunities, please contact Al Shifflett at 269.337.4483 or